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--www.ncicap.org-- next the bret: and of the government's effort to stimulate the auto business is just about over. we will review the final weekend of cash for clunkers and talk to dealers. the number two democrat says government-run health insurance might be a loser. the house speaker just said it is a necessity. major democratic losses predicted next year and we look at one blue dog democrat being dogged by health care skeptics. we will take you to a country where the h1n1 flu is raging in taking lives. all of that, plus the all-star panel and the fried a lightning round, right here, right now. -- and the friday lightning round, right here, right now. we begin "special report" with a fox news alert. breaking news from the white house on a friday afternoon in august concerning the federal deficit. staggering numbers that could further affect the health care reform debate. major garrett joins us live with details. good evening. >> the question is, can you slide $2 trillion under the door? it appears the president and his administration are trying to. a couple of moments ago, the office
by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report," the obama administration asks for your help in fighting off misinformation about the healthcare plan. we'll look at how reform legislation could be derailed by the most divisive political issue, abortion. we'll examine the events that led up to today's tearful reunion of journalists released from captivity and hugo chavez beats the drums of war over u.s. troop movement in south america. all that plus the all-star panel, right here, right now. bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. breaking news within the last few minutes. a federal jury has found former louisiana democratic congressman william jefferson guilty of bribery. this case is best known, you may remember, with the $90,000 federal agents found in his freezer. national correspondent catherine herridge joins us live with details. >> according to reports we are receiving from the federal courthouse in alex an dree ya, the former congressman has been found guilty of 11 of the charges against him, including bribery, in one of the most notorious tria
: call today to schedule a free investment check-up, or visit a td ameritrade branch. bret: if tom ridge was hoping to generate buzz about his upcoming book, mission accomplished. the publisher released a summary saying he was pressured to change the terror threat level for political purposes, a change that is drawing enthusiastic rebuttals. mike emanuel has the story. >> as osama bin laden warned in a videotape that blood would run through the streets of america, tom ridge claims in a new book that he was pressured to raise the color-code threat level on the eve of the 2004 election, but he refused. he wrote, "there is absolutely no support for that position within our department. i wondered, is this about security or politics?" this was perceived as a move that would help then-president bush. francis townsend flatly deny that. >> not only do not think it played politics, it was never discussed. >> for the region >> there was concern that if intelligent supported raising the threat -- the threat level, it might be to the detriment of president bush because people might perceive it being
possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report" politics without the filter, the president holds a town healthcare event, and pakistan's nuclear program is targeted by extremists. we'll find out what american officials are saying about that. we now know what the government warning about right wing extremists was based on. you may be surprised, and you won't be getting taken for a ride by lawmakers seeking first chas transportation at your imens, at least not this time all that plus the all-stars right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. in engaging with the public over healthcare has been a contact sport for members of congress so far this month. today, president obama stepped up to the microphone in new hampshire. senior white house correspondent major garrett has the story. >> they have lined the streets for president obama. >> no government health healthcare! >> both supporters and opponents of national healthcare. >> this is debt! the bill is 1,000 pages. these people haven't even r
institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report" senator ted kennedy dies of brain cancer, and will advocates of healthcare reform try to use kennedy's death to boost their cause? a former c.i.a. inspector general talks about dick cheney's influence in his report on enhanced interrogations and south carolina's embattled governor answered a call from list second in command to step down. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm he bret baier. senator edward kennedy is being remembered are today as an iconic larger than life figure who was the anchor of america's first family of politics. kennedy died tuesday night at his cape cod home a little more than a year after being diagnosed with brain cancer. it was the final chapter in a he very public and often troubled life. >> at the end of our journey and always before us shines that ideal of liberty and justice for all. >> not by his own choosing, edward kennedy became the surrogate patriarch of a political dynasty, his life a series of triumphs an losses, all positions prominently in
. bret: a new york prosecutor says a long island mother who killed herself and 70thers in a wrong-way crash was drunk and using marijuana. one popular magazine has found that texting while driving is more dangerous than being drunk. catherine herridge reports that what to do about it has become a front burner issue. >> the transportation secretary got right to the point. >> if it were up to me, i would ban drivers from texting immediately. >> whether it's train drivers texting, blamed for the death of 25 in a california cash last year, or those behind the wheel checking e-mail, a summit will bring together members of congress, transportation safety experts and academics to tackle the problem. >> the bottom line is we need to put an end to unsafe cell phone use, typing on blackberries, and other activities that require drivers to take their eyes off the road and their focus away from driving. >> a recent study by virginia tech's tans pore tation institute concludes that just dialing a cell phone increases the risk of a accident sixfold. also, truckers who text are 23 times more lik
right here, right now. >> welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. even though they are the minority party, republicans figure prominently in president obama's healthcare reform message today. the president signaled a growing impatience with the g.o.p. amid continued talk that frustrated democrats may try to ram through legislation however they can. here is senior white house correspondent major garrett. >> in his first appearance on a radio talk show broadcast from the white house and in a town hall later with grassroots supporters, president obama accused republicans of plotting their return to power through the graveyard of healthcare reform. >> early on, a decision was made by the republican leadership that said, look, let's not give them a victory. maybe we can have a replay of 1993, '94 when clinton came in. he failed on healthcare and then we won in the midterm elections and got the majority. later when talking to organizing for america loyalists, mr. obama said three senate loyalists may help negotiate a healthcare deal but he won't wait much longer for results. >> we don't know ye
.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report, " bill clinton is expected to leave north korea with the two journalists who have been sentenced to ten years. now the cash for clunkers program, does the president want to take away your employer-provided health insurance? we report. you decide, and the push to do something about a dangerous trend that could be more deadly than drunken driving. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. >> welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. former president bill clinton's surprise trip to north korea has resulted in the pardon of two journalists convicted of crimes against the communist nation. laura ling and union that ling had -- and euna lee had been sentenced to ten years of hard labor. instead, they are expected to get a ride home with bill clinton in comfort. >> u.s. officials said the plan to have former president bill clinton secure the release of the two american journalists was negotiated before he landed, and at the airport, he was greeted by north korea's top leaders, including its lead nuclear negotiator, but the white house insisted this wa
sometimes it is better to pay with cash. >> reporter: bret's family enjoyed their vacation getaway. most flew for free. >> i used about tension trip trips with my miles. fantastic. >> the value of frequent fliers miles is falling. they crunched the numbers and found it is a waste on certain flights. >> it is only worth it to use it on flights that cost $300 or more. >> reporter: fortunately taking a trip with frequent flier miles is a challenge. according to web fly.com, travelers are most likely to are have success with southwest airlines, followed by u.s. airways at 67%. but to get the flight you want, book early and be flexible with your travel dates. if you don't have enough miles to travel, most allow family and friends to transfer to one another. but that can be costly, too. so check the airlines rules and what happens to your miles if the airline goes bankrupt. >> if it is a major carrier your frequent flier program will be bout by another airline and you won't lose your miles. >> for bret a widely used frequent account is a great thtoannoand wusa9.com. >>> and here's another tip
bret: oh -oh. that is it for "special report," the only place where you will get the whole story. we will see you back here tomorrow. shepard:ç çgood evening. from new york tonight, they are going at it. members of the president's own party, especially the pundits, standing against him like nothing we have seen since he took office. the issue, of course, health care. specifically, the government option. the democrats want it. the president promised it. tonight, from the white house, the message is moving, shifting, whether they want to admit it or not, and some, particularly from the left, are wondering if the president is giving in to centrists or republicans where it leads to launching a trial balloon ftc how people react. now, they note. president obama has repeatedly called for a public option, and he has said that any bill the he signs must include it. listen to this. >> this gives you some new options, and i believe one of these options needs to be a public option. shepard: but just this past weekend, he was not so clear. >> the public option, whether we have it or do n
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to washington. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. the obama administration's cash for clunkers program is looking for a $2 billion refill. the senate is expected to vote before it goes on august recess whether to approve more money for rebates that have encouraged tens of thousands of people to trade in their own gas guzzlers for new more fuel efficient cars. white house correspondent wendell goler is live with an update. good evening, wendell. >> chris, this legislation passed by a 3-1 margin in the house an harry reid is confident he has the votes to pass it in the senate but lawmakers are spending hours debating amendments they know will be rejected just to get their objections on the record before they go home for the august break. as of yesterday, the clunkers program had burned through three-quarters of the billion dollars congress initially appropriated, suggesting the original $4 billion authorization the house wanted was a closer estimate of the program's appeal and its cost. gp was the big winner with 17.8 p% of the cash for clunkers car sales. >> it has been a madhouse, peop
, a local hospital test as new vaccine to prevent the recurrence of brets cancer. >> and the help wanted sign goes on " >>> here's some. top stories making news on the web today. >> a court appointed trust see keeping tabs on what bernard madoff's wife is spending. she can't spend more than $100 without tell tells the truth at the. the move follows bernie madoff's conviction for running a ponzi scheme. ruth madoff has not been charged, but was forced to leeft couple's upscale apartment. >>> a bizarre series of burglars in boston has police on alert. a man walked in to an unlocked apartment and stole a laptop computer but not before stripping off his clothes. investigators say after fleeing the apartment complex, blow into a nearby house and did the same thing. the manager of apartment building isn't sure who the intruder got in, but said the locks have since been changed. >>> a dog was missing a for nine years is finally reunited with its other than. muffy was found more than 1200 miles away from her home in australia on a scrap of cardboard in a backyard in melbourne. muffy apparently h
: that part got their attention. alisyn: it did. that man joins us now live on the phone. good morning, bret. , good morning. >> bret, what had you so fired up at that town hall meeting? >> what had myself and many others fired up is what's going on with this bill and why they are pushing this bill through without even reading this thing. i'm sitting at home on my couch and talking with my family for the last couple months about what can we do about this? what can we do? there is nothing we can do but email our senators and congressman or what have you. and we decided it's time to stand up and get out to these town hall meetings. it's the only weapons we have. brian: bret, were you upset that your senator was at the table with democrats like max bachus with the senate finance committee trying to be at the table during this process and didn't walk away like senator hatch? >> no. that's not the issue that i have. i understand that you have to be in the room to know what's going on. what my problem is is that he said he would not vote for a bill or sign a bill the way it is presented right now.
. he should. bill: of course i deny it. that is ridiculous. shep smith, bret baier, myself, and many others have nothing to do with it. come on. bill: you know, hang in there. if it is right, you will get the proposal. how about our website? most importantly, that is the talking. memo on it. it is a good one tonight about how nbc news is in league with the president. oreilly@foxnews.com, oreilly@foxnews.com. name and town if you wish to go on. when writing to us, do not be a nebbish. that is it for us today. i am bill o'reilly. we hope you check it out. right a little comment to ge. keep at polite, you know? we will see you billoreilly.com premium members on the post-game show. we hope to see you next time. remember, the spin stops right here because we are definitely looking out for you. looking out for you.
is expecting twins. bret lieberman is a close friend of sergeant cahir. they worked together. we don't do this enough. this guy was like us in a way but better. i mean, he was a journalist. he ran for office. tell me about your friend. this guy just got killed in afghanistan. >> yeah. he wasn't like us in the sense that he didn't like to be on the sidelines. everything he did he wanted to change something, be involved. he didn't want to just cover the news at a school. he went to work on the hill. he wanted to change things. he worked for ted kennedy there. he became a journalist. he serves the community. he really cared about the communities he covered. just completely dedicated to the facts. after 9/11 like aa lot of people he was touched by what happened. wanted to make a difference but he didn't want to just cover it. he wanted to be actively making a difference. felt the best way to do that was join the marines and he was 34 at the time. >> he had to push the age thing. >> he had to get a waiver, get permission, and, you know, he had to give up a career. he was a reservist, i was abl
of the fans. the last thing i want to tell you about, in wisconsin, remember how bret favre said he was ready to play football -- we just have confirmed that he is on his way, on a flight to the minnesota vikings. if all goes well in a perfect world, his agent says, he will sign. can you imagine having to walk across the border in viking country and see him where a viking uniform? where has the world on? jon: some pretty troubling passport camera from minneapolis. it is leading to an investigation. the tape shows daryl dinkins being pulled over for a traffic stop. a whole bunch of cops are punching and kicking him and even pulled out eight taser at one point. the police chief and minneapolis says there is a cause for concern, but they stopped short of saying what they did. he was pulled over why? >> he said he was at a stoplight. >> so they get out of the car, and declined is taken down and five other officers show up? >> that is right. it proceeded to punch and kick and elbow him. jon: i guess the question is, what did he say or do? for some time, they said, it does look good, but some time
that happened with columbia back in 20 2003 when it was bret down by foam that knocked a hole in the left wing. they want to make sure nothing like this happens on a mission going up. if they should, they have the safe haven you know of the space station to await coming back. again, they want to make sure they have this under control if they can. they have asked to look at what it means if they take another hard look at it because of a remote robotic ship coming up by the japanese to the space station and a crew change by the russians, it will be october before they can launch "discovery." >> let me ask you about something else, they are talking about $15 million to send commercial passengers to space. how real is this? >> it can't be real right now. usa know, you've been here, covered the stuff. $50 million doesn't buy a tank of gas. there's a lot of study going onna lot of flights taking place by commercial enterprise. they should be, and they will get there, but they are not there now. what we have going right now was designed the areas one and areas five and orrian spacecraft, this is wher
. bosworth said bret it takes too long to get going and it is too small. it is not too flexible, especially at the local level. that is a bigger problem when people are willing to pay you to buy buses but not to pay bus drivers, you can be in a situation where people are laying off bus drivers and a half an offer to buy buses and what do you do with that? that is multiplied overall. i don't think this was the optimal way to provide stimulus and offset the recession of state and local fiscal actions that are cyclical. we to exactly the wrong thing when we are raising our taxes and cutting our spending in a recession. on the other hand, a lot of it is happening. the most significant impact may be long-term, which is outside the range of stimulus. some of the money that is in here, not even the larger amount, will have a positive effect. for instance, i should have mentioned, i am on the metro board and the washington area and we are getting too good million dollars in investment funds that we desperately need for capital. we had $500 million and we are getting $200 million. we are cutting our
>> our guestse martin anderson, or bret baier, and on kessler, and we will be taking your phone calls and tweetts. >> sonia sotomayor attended a white house reception this week with president obama. we will show and as part of c- span's america and the courts. saturday, 7:00 eastern. >> the contributing editor to "news whip" profiling people who have overcome significant obstacles in their life. >> this fall, enter the home of america's court from grand public places to place is only accessible to the justices. the supreme court, coming the first sunday in october. host: we continue with our look at some of the nation's leading mayors. joining us from new york city is the mayor of newark, new jersey. thank you for being with us. guest: thanks for having me on. host: a centerpiece for your campaign was public safety. how are we doing? guest: we have made a lot of progress. we are down 40% in shootings. down 1/3 in murders. the largest decrease in the nation in both indices over the last three years, but any new yorker would tell you that we have a lot of work to do. we will continue to
that and bret baier's investigation, all -- >> dave: and the father said she loves his daughter whether she's a christian or a muslim and welcomes her home and she would be of sa if he comes home. >> clayton: and on twitter right now, a lot of people are writing and saying they have reached out to charlie crist the governor of florida and gotten immediate responses, within 12 hours and the office of the governor down there in florida has been highly communicative and a lot of people are saying it shows what the governor -- he's a stand-up guy. >> caller: he's a great guy and he's a -- a great governor, and, my mom says he'll be a great senator from the sunshine state and charlie will not let it happen, i'll tell you now. >> clayton: we have to ask you this question, we are going to talk about this coming up here in the -- in a moment, are you on twitter? are you on facebook, using social networking. >> caller: i hate to say i'm not. i do have a blog that i write to occasionally, but... i haven't -- i haven't figured out all the abbreviations yet. >> alisyn: i'm not surprised and here's why,
this season in the nfl, and brett favre says he's retired and vick want a home, who does play sooner. >> bret has options. i'm not sure michael has options right now. i think there are a lot more terms interested in michael than they are letting on. >> dave: i want to talk about last super bowl, very entertaining, steelers-cardinals and who do you think goes back and who will we be watching in super bowl 44. >> in the nfc, a little more wide open, i look at the giant as a team that is reload and eli has the new deal, $97 million! >> dave: must be nice. >> million dollars, is must be really nice and i made 38 grand my reich year. >> dave: and now your son makes a little more than that, he was the second pick of the rams'. >> he picked up dinner this summer a couple of times actually, which was a refreshing change. >> dave: he was on our show talking about the pressure of being your son, and how do you weigh your role in terms of you want to pass on lessons you have learned, but you don't want to be overimposing. >> i always try to be back in the shadows. when it comes to his time. because it i
] very intelligent person but it appears to me sometimes you cater to bret him and they seem to be two of the most intolerant -- that comes on as new analysis. would you answer that question and then i have another. do you cater to those people? >> guest: i think they're smart people and they are my colleagues at fox news, so often at fox news which is more conservative that is the niche that fox news occupies i find myself having to react to them and engage and debate them so when they have a good point i acknowledge it but i think i am there to bring up different points of view and make sure that the discussion has variety and from my point of view reality because i think oftentimes they can go off to the right side of the political spectrum. >> caller: [inaudible] >> guest: i'm sorry? >> caller: you call them conservative by donner call them in tolerant. in reference to jerry thomas, the first president bush i don't think he intended to have another black man on the court. i think what he did, he gave, it wasn't -- clarence thomas at the time because he thought he wasn't going to ge
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